El Solo volcano

Updated: Jul 6, 2022 15:59 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano 6190 m / 20,308 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina (South America), -27.11°S / -68.72°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

El Solo volcano is large stratovolcano in Argentina at the border with northern Chile and west of Nevados del Ojos de Salado and SE of Tres Cruces volcano.
Is comprises 9 eruptive centers. The age of its last eruptions is unknown, but was during the Holocene (less than 11,700 years ago), when it produced thick rhyodacitic pyroclastic-flow deposits that fill adjacent valleys.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
El Solo volcano eruptions: none in recent times
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes

El Solo Photos

Here comes the group: first Solomon, helping Marlies on the narrow path through the treacherous acid salt ponds at Dallol. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Here comes the group: first Solomon, helping Marlies on the narrow path through the treacherous acid salt ponds at Dallol. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Solomon at a giant turtle (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Solomon at a giant turtle (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Solomon comes to announce breakfast and have a look what the lake is doing... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Solomon comes to announce breakfast and have a look what the lake is doing... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Solomon orders our special breakfast: "ful" (a delicious bean souce); two plain, two with chili... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Solomon orders our special breakfast: "ful" (a delicious bean souce); two plain, two with chili... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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